08 19 Oct '24
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Boris Lehman

À la recherche du lieu de ma naissance

Edition 1990
75' - 1990 - Drama - Dialogue: French
Director: Boris Lehman With: Alain Blum, Simone Bohler, Freddy Buache
Boris Lehman returns to Lausanne where he was born on March 3rd, 1944. He comes back there 44 years later. He had just lived there for one year. His parents had left Poiand as soon as the Nazi's seized power and fled to Belgium. They had to flee again during the occupation to reach Switzerland after a journey through France. Lehman does not remember anything of all this. His parents are dead, witnesses have disappeared. With only some documents and photographs found at the bottom of a memory box, he wanders through the city, searching for signs reminding of his presence...

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Boris Lehman


Alain Blum, Simone Bohler, Freddy Buache


Boris Lehman

Director of Photography

Patrice Cologne, Aldo Munnier, Antoine-Marie Meert


Daniel De Valck


Boris Lehman, Pierre André Thiebaud

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Countries of production

Belgium, Switzerland



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